Drug using dad, 22, dies of heroine overdose

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Mail Online—A 22-year-old drug user died of a heroine overdose as he sat next to his father watching television in Hull, just weeks before his baby girl was born.

Report: Imprisoning Drug Users Doesn't Stop Drug Use or Prevent Overdoses. Louisiana imprisons people at a higher rate for drug crimes than any other state in the country. Oklahoma ranks second. One might then think that Louisiana and Oklahoma would have correspondingly lower rates of drug use and drug overdoses. Nope. According to a new report released by the Pew Charitable Trusts, the two states rank pretty high in drug use and overdose deaths. This newly released set of findings shows that incarcerating people for drug crimes does not correlate with either less drug...